The Psychology Department participates in a wide range of interdisciplinary programs including, Gender and Women's Studies, Human Resource Management, Neuroscience, Child Development and Education, Conflict and Resolution Studies, and Forensic Science. We seek candidates whose teaching takes an interdisciplinary approach to the mind, brain or human experience, with an emphasis on empirical methods, specialty area open. In addition to teaching introductory psychology courses and upper level courses in their area of specialty, the successful candidates will be expected to participate in the rotation of teaching a research methods course, a capstone research laboratory experience, and participating in the First Year Seminar Program. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop courses around interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary interests and to contribute to interdisciplinary programs at the college. Some start-up funds and lab space are available to support scholarly activity that can include students. The successful candidates also will actively engage in academic advising, service, and departmental citizenship as we work together to advance the college's mission.
We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, service and scholarly activity and who are committed to engaging and inspiring our increasingly diverse undergraduate student population. Pursuant to the college's vision for cultivating an inclusive community, the search committee asks all applicants to address in their teaching statement how their past and/or potential contributions might serve to advance W&J's commitment to teaching and mentoring young people from a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance; how their experience and interest blends with interdisciplinary areas of study; and the type of course(s) they might teach as a first year seminar to help introduce students to the liberal arts.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, a teaching statement and evidence of teaching excellence such as peer and student evaluations, and a sample syllabus to https://washjeff.applicantpro.com/jobs/. It is recommended that all documents be in PDF format and uploaded at one time. To upload more than one document on the application, please choose file then upload files until all documents are showing in the submitted documents area. Any questions about uploading documents may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Professor Elizabeth Bennett at email@example.com. Review of application materials will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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